smuain

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish smúainid, from smúan (reflection, consideration).

Verb[edit]

smuain (present analytic smuaineann, future analytic smuainfidh, verbal noun smuaineamh, past participle smuainte)

  1. Alternative form of smaoinigh
    • a. 1726, Aodhagán Ó Rathaille, The Poems of Egan O’Rahilly, Irish Texts Society vol. 3, 2nd edition (1911), edited by Patrick S. Dinneen and Tadhg O’Donoghue:
      fear-chú nár smuain bheith fólta
      a warrior who never thought of giving way to cowardly feelings

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

smuain f (genitive smuaine, plural smuaintean)

  1. Alternative form of smaoin